Statistical Report, 2002

Print Share

    Brothers and sisters, the First Presidency has issued the following report concerning the growth and status of the Church as of December 31, 2002:

    Number of Church Units

    Missions

    335

    Stakes

    2,602

    Districts

    641

    Wards and Branches

    26,143

    Church Membership

    Total Church Membership

    11,721,548

    Increase in Children of Record

    81,132

    Converts Baptized

    283,138

    Missionaries

    Number of Full-Time Missionaries

    61,638

    Temples

    Temples Dedicated during 2002

    (Snowflake Arizona, Lubbock Texas, Monterrey México, Campinas Brazil, Asunción Paraguay, Nauvoo Illinois, The Hague Netherlands)

    7

    Temples Rededicated during 2002

    (Freiberg Germany and Monticello Utah)

    2

    Temples in Operation

    114

    Prominent Members Who Have Passed Away since Last April

    Minnie Preece Burton, widow of Elder Theodore M. Burton, former Assistant to the Quorum of the Twelve Apostles and member of the Seventy; Melba Parker Hill, widow of Elder George R. Hill III, a former member of the Seventy; Bonnie Lee Adamson Caldwell, wife of Elder C. Max Caldwell, former member of the Seventy; Gertrude Ryberg Garff, former counselor in the Relief Society General Presidency; Walter Joshua Eldredge Jr., former Young Men General President; Mayola Miltenberger, former secretary-treasurer of the Relief Society General Presidency and Board.